Friday , 18 September 2020

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Protester Navid Afkari Sentenced to Death After Confessing Under Torture

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A number of August 2018 protesters in Shiraz were arrested a month and a half later on charges of murdering a person said to be a plainclothes agent. Of those, Navid Afkari was sentenced to qisas (retribution in-kind) for murder and his brother, Vahid sentenced to 25 years in prison on charges of being the secondary to …

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The French Wish List for Lebanon – The first defect of the Macron plan, as we understand it, is that it treats what Lebanon faces as a humanitarian disaster, something like a major earthquake or tsunami, rather than a man-made tragedy plotted outside and executed by elements in the Lebanese political system. In other words, Lebanon’s crisis is caused by geopolitical factors with internal manifestations. …

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Twitter Campain in support of Nasrin Sotoudeh

eaworldview-The health of political prisoner and human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh (pictured), who is on hunger strike in Iran’s Evin Prison, is deteriorating. Today in response at 18:30 CET there is a twitter storm campaign under #FreeNasrin to free Naserin Sotoudeh by putting pressure on the Iranian Regime. Sotoudeh’s husband Reza Khandan wrote on social media on Thursday that her blood …

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Iran Security Forces Disperse Gathering To Mark 32nd Anniversary Of Mass Executions

Radiofarda – Friday August 28 marked the 32nd anniversary of the mass execution of political prisoners in Iran. Family members of some of those killed in the 1988 massacre got together at a derelict graveyard in Tehran to pay tribute to their lost loved ones. None of them knew where their loved ones were buried or whether they were buried …

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UAE Formally Ends Israel Boycott Amid US-Brokered Deal

(AP) — The ruler of the United Arab Emirates issued a decree Saturday formally ending the country’s boycott of Israel amid a U.S.-brokered deal to normalize relations between the two countries. The announcement now allows trade and commerce between the UAE, home to oil-rich Abu Dhabi and skyscraper-studded Dubai, and Israel, home to a thriving diamond trade, pharmaceutical companies and …

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